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AUK vs WEL Dream11 Predictions, Team News, Match Preview & Playing 11

By Yash Mittal

AUK vs WEL Dream11 Predictions

Ford Trophy, 2018

Auckland vs Wellington, 6th Match | AUK vs WEL WHO WILL WIN

The 6th match of the 2018 Ford Trophy will see Auckland lock horns with Wellington as both sides aim to continue with the winning momentum.

Auckland kickstarted their 2018 campaign with a two-wicket win over Northern Knights in what turned out to be a nail-biting affair in the end.

Chasing 269, Auckland got off to a worst possible start after Trent Boult (3-61) sent Finn Allen (0) and Michael Barry for a first ball duck. At 1-2, opener Sean Solia decided to take matters into his hands and stroked an outstanding 138-ball-133.

The next best score in Auckland’s innings came from skipper Craig Cachopa who scored 43-ball-26, highlighting the magnanimity of Solia’s innings. The opener carried the bat to take his side past the finishing line in the 50th over.

They’ll now face Wellington, who too are coming off a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Canterbury. After restricting Canterbury to 286 thanks to Hamish Benett and Ollie Newton’s three-wicket haul, Andrew Fletcher stroked a sublime 132 (155) to spearhead the chase with able support from Malcolm Nofal (50) and Devon Conway (58).

Wellington knocked off the target in 47.1 overs and will look to take the winning momentum forward against an equally potent Auckland side.

Match Details

Venue:- Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland

When:- Sunday, October 28, 2018, 03:30 AM IST

Read on for AUK vs WEL Team News & AUK vs WEL Playing 11

AUK vs WEL Team News

  • Both Auckland Aces and Wellington Firebirds have named an unchanged squad for Sunday’s encounter.

AUK vs WEL Squad

Auckland Aces:-

Craig Cachopa (c), Sean Solia, Graeme Beghin, Matt McEwan, Jamie Brown, Danru Ferns, Ben Horne, Mitchell McClenaghan, Robbie O’Donnell,  Will Somerville, Michael Barry,  Finn Allen

Wellington Firebirds:-

Hamish Bennett (c), Jimmy Neesham, Devon Conway, Lauchie Johns, Iain McPeake, Ben Sears, Jakob Bhula, Michael Bracewell,  Ollie Newton, Malcolm Nofal, Peter Younghusband, Andrew Fletcher

AUK vs WEL Playing 11

Here’s how the teams lined-up in their last fixture:-

Auckland Aces-

Wicket-keeper – Ben Horne

Batsmen -Craig Cachopa, Robbie O’Donnell, Finn Allen

All-rounders – Sean Solia, Michael Barry

Bowlers – Mitchell McClenaghan, Will Somerville, Danru Ferns, Jamie Brown

Wellington Firebirds-

Wicketkeeper– Lauchie Johns

Batsmen– Andrew Fletcher, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Malcolm Nofal, Jakob Bhula

All-rounder- Jimmy Neesham, Peter Younghusband

Bowler– Ben Sears, Hamish Bennett, Ollie Newton

AUK vs WEL Dream11 Fantasy Tips

Wicketkeeper– Both Ben Horne and  Lauchie Johns did not have much to do in the

Batsmen– Wellington’s batting was imperious in the last match. Andrew Fletcher scored a 155-ball-132 while Malcolm Nofal (50) and Devon Conway (58) scored half-centuries to take their side past the finishing line against Canterbury. From Auckland, you can opt for Craig Cachopa (26).

All-rounder- Peter Younghusband claimed 2-56 in the last game while Sean Solia (133) carried his bat through in the last game. These two are ideal punts for the all-rounder spot.

Bowler Hamish Bennett (3-63) and Ollie Newton (3-37) claimed three-wickets each in the last game to derail Canterbury’s charge while Mitchell McClenaghan (3-57) was the standout bowler for Auckland Aces. You can also punt on Danru Ferns (2-44) or William Somerville (2-45).

AUK vs WEL Dream11 Team

Team 01 & 02

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Yash Mittal

Just a Cricket lover!!

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